State Library of South Australia logo Water, Land, Sky
SA Memory. South Australia past and present, for the future

River Torrens circa 1860
Title : River Torrens circa 1860 River Torrens circa 1860
Add To My SA Memory
Date of creation : ca. 1860
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 82 x 55 mm
Contributor : State Library catalogue
Catalogue record
The State Library of South Australia is keen to find out more about SA Memory items. We encourage you to contact the Library if you have additional information about any of these items.
Copyright : Reproduction rights are owned by State Library of South Australia. This image may be printed or saved for research or study. Use for any other purpose requires permission from the State Library of South Australia. To request approval, complete the Permission to publish form.
Description :

An early photograph of the River Torrens looking south west toward railway sheds with Old Parliament House in the centre background.

Period : 1852-1883
Region : Adelaide city
Further reading :
Smith, Derek L., Twidale C. R. An historical account of flooding and related events in the Torrens River system from first settlement to 1986, [Adelaide] : Engineering and Water Supply Dept., 1987-1989
Internet links :
Rivers and catchments : Department of Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation website
Did you know? : SA Memory page



About SA Memory

Explore SA Memory

SA Memory Themes


My SA Memory


What's on